Biography

Trumpet player, composer, and multi-instrumentalist, Gillespi was born in Monte Grande, Buenos Aires Argentina. He studied guitar from an early age and soon developed his harmony with piano.

At the age of 15, he bought his first trumpet and taught himself how to play it. By 20, his focus quickly turned to the trumpet as a main instrument.


His first professional experience was during the Mardel Jazz Fest of 1984 as a duet of trumpet and percussion with the percussionist Kike Sanzol. After that, he performed with many jazz and rock bands, such as La Sonora del Plata where the music is a mix between Latin jazz with Afro rhythms.

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Live From Rulemánia

Date: 21 November 2012, Time: 7:00pm

Location: Argentina, Palermo Golf Club in Buenos Aires


Gillespi recital at Samsung Studio, Buenos Aires

Date: 16 March 2012, Time: 10pm

Location: Argentina, Samsung Studio- www.livepass.com.ar



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